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 Article Databases in Communication

  Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)

  Communication Abstracts (EBSCO)

  Film & Television Literature Index (EBSCO)

  ComAbstracts (CIOS)

  ComIndex (CIOS)

 Other Databases


  Communication E-Reference

  Research Methods E-Reference

  Encyclopedia of Communication and Information

  Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications

  Encyclopedia of Communication Theory

  Encyclopedia of Political Communication

  Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media




Data Sets

  Pew Research Center

  Annenberg Public Policy Center

  Statistical Insight (ProQuest)

  Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

  Kaiser Family Foundation

  Polling the Nations

  Roper Center for Public Opinion Research


 Media Directories

  Gale directory of publications and broadcast media
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  The Advertising red books

  SRDS (Kantar Media)
Standard Rate and Data Service (SRDS) media planners directories for consumer magazines, newspapers, and out of home advertising.

More Web Sites

  adViews: Digital archive

  Maynard Institute

  Commercial Closet

  On the Media

  The Living Room Candidate

 Course Resources

Theories of Mass Communication Research Guide
Library research guide for preparing the term paper in the course, Theories of Mass Communication (COM2300).

Media & Politics Research Guide
Research guide for researching the term paper for Media & Politics (COM 3353).

Materials from COM 4001/4002 Workshops

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Social Sciences Blog from Falvey Library
April 27th
Falvey Memorial Library is currently running two trials from SAGE. Please check them out while you are on campus, and let us know what you think! SAGE Video Beta Access*: http://sk.sagepub.com/video Ends: May 20, 2014 SAGE Video is a new product and …
November 12th
Happy Fall! In case you find some free time this semester and need a good book to read, please check out some of the newly acquired titles in the social sciences below that are available at Falvey Memorial Library. Be sure to check out the full list, too,…
June 26th
Falvey Memorial Library is excited to announce the addition of the PBS Video Collection to our online streaming video offerings. The PBS Video Collection is available on the Alexander Street Press platform. The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds…


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